South Asia

January 2008
Asian Pacific Post;1/17/2008, p22
This section offers news briefs in South Asia. Mohamed Jaisham, a 15-year-old Boy Scout, is being hailed as a hero after he stopped a madman from stabbing Maldives President Maumoon Gayoom. Two avalanches had killed seven Indian soldiers and eight porters in Kashmir, India. The Supreme Court in India has banned jallikattu, a bullfighting sport held in southern Tamil Nadu state during the annual harvest festival, ruling the sport is too barbaric and dangerous.


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